If you were interested in my post earlier this week concerning the influence of US Presidents on membership of the Supreme Court – and so, indirectly, on the direction of that Court’s case law – you may also like to read this post on a US constitutional law blog. It considers whether President Obama might make appointments to the Court that could significantly affect its approach to such questions as gun control and gay marriage.
Posted by Mark Elliott
Mark Elliott is Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Constitution Committee. All views on this blog are expressed in a purely personal capacity.